Top 5 Indian films by opening day box office collection, including “Leo” to “Baahubali 2”

Top 5 Indian films by opening day box office collection, including “Leo” to “Baahubali 2”

Top 5 Indian Films’ Opening Day Box Office Collections

Indian cinema holds a global allure, with certain films leaving a lasting impact on the worldwide box office. Often driven by extensive promotion and anticipation, these movies have achieved astounding earnings on their opening days. Tamil cinema, in particular, has transcended borders to reach remarkable success. Let’s delve into the opening day box office collections of the top 5 Indian films.

  1. ‘Baahubali 2’

Following the immense success of ‘Baahubali’ in 2015, SS Rajamouli continued the epic saga in 2017. Starring Prabhas and Rana Daggubati, the film was a masterful blend of action and emotion, leading to a colossal opening at the box office. ‘Baahubali 2’ stands as the first and only Indian film to rake in over Rs 200 crore worldwide on its opening day.

  1. ‘RRR’

After the monumental triumph of the ‘Baahubali’ series, SS Rajamouli teamed up with Ram Charan and Jr. NTR for the period action drama ‘RRR.’ The high expectations surrounding this brilliantly crafted film translated into an impressive Rs 190 crore on the first day of its worldwide release. ‘RRR’ eventually became the first Indian film to cross the 1000 crore mark, solidifying its status as a blockbuster across various regions.

  1. ‘KGF: Chapter 2’

The 2018 Kannada action drama ‘KGF: Chapter 1’ became a massive hit, featuring Yash in the lead role and subsequently dubbed into multiple languages, achieving nationwide acclaim. The 2022 release of ‘KGF: Chapter 2’ marked a pan-Indian sensation, grossing Rs 162 crore on its opening day. This action-packed entertainer is now a timeless classic in the Kannada film industry.

  1. ‘Leo’

Lokesh Kanagaraj, known for his successful films, reunited with his ‘Master’ co-star Vijay for ‘Leo.’ Expectations were high for this action drama, exploring Vijay’s skills. The film earned rave reviews and a remarkable Rs 148 crore on its opening day, with the official confirmation of its box office success.

  1. ‘Jawan’

Shah Rukh Khan collaborated with director Atlee for ‘Jawan,’ marking Atlee’s Hindi debut. In this film, Shah Rukh Khan played dual roles as a father and son, receiving favorable feedback from both audiences and critics. ‘Jawan’ grossed Rs 127 crore on its opening day, making it Shah Rukh Khan’s highest-grossing film on the first day and ranking fifth among Indian films.

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